April 8, 2019 at 12:28 pm #1202844619
BroadwayHD and Fathom Events will screen the West End revival of 42nd Street in cinemas on May 1. http://www.playbill.com/article/broadwayhd-teams-up-with-fathom-for-one-night-only-42nd-street-in-cinemasApril 8, 2019 at 7:39 pm #1202844990
Taye Diggs will return as host of the Critics’ Choice Awards next year. https://deadline.com/2019/04/critics-choice-awards-2020-date-taye-diggs-the-cw-1202591147/April 8, 2019 at 7:45 pm #1202844997
Two bits of casting news:
Julianne Moore will star in a limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Lisey’s Story for Apple. https://deadline.com/2019/04/julianne-moore-apple-drama-series-liseys-story-stephen-king-j-j-abrams-1202591567/
Kelsey Grammer will star in the film Charming The Hearts Of Men. https://deadline.com/2019/04/kelsey-grammer-charming-the-hearts-of-men-movie-1202591325/April 9, 2019 at 3:08 pm #1202845995
James Corden will be producing a new film version of Cinderella starring Camila Cabello and written and directed by Pitch Perfect writer Kay Cannon. https://deadline.com/2019/04/camila-cabello-cinderella-movie-sony-1202592090/April 9, 2019 at 6:10 pm #1202846247
Ryan Murphy has just announced that he’ll be turning The Prom into a Netflix movie event.
http://www.playbill.com/article/broadways-the-prom-to-become-netflix-movie-eventApril 10, 2019 at 5:12 pm #1202847558
Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, John Turturro and Anthony Boyle are among the Broadway alums who have joined the cast of the HBO limited series adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel The Plot Against America. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/winona-ryder-john-turturro-star-hbos-plot-america-1200151April 11, 2019 at 8:48 am #1202848194
Three-time Tony winner Glenn Close will be teaming up with director Ron Howard for the first time since 1994’s The Paper on his new Netflix movie, Hillbilly Elegy.
Could this be the film that finally wins her and/or Amy Adams an Oscar?April 11, 2019 at 11:12 am #1202848344
Lin-Manuel Miranda has just confirmed four of the principal cast members for the upcoming film adaptation of In the Heights.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BREAKING-Anthony-Ramos-Melissa-Barrera-Corry-Hawkins-Lelie-Grace-Will-Lead-IN-THE-HEIGHTS-FILM-Set-For-2020-Release-20190411April 12, 2019 at 2:45 pm #1202849706
Vulture reports that Stephanie Bratriz will play Carla, Rhenzy Feliz is in talks for the role of Sonny, and Daphne Rubin-Vega may be playing salon owner Daniela in the upcoming In the Heights film. Not to mention that Olga Merediz is in talks to reprise her Tony nominated role as Abuela Claudia from the original Broadway cast.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BREAKING-Brooklyn-99s-Stephanie-Beatriz-Joins-The-Movie-Cast-of-IN-THE-HEIGHTS-Olga-Merediz-Daphne-Rubin-Vega-In-Talks-20190412April 13, 2019 at 8:45 am #1202851329
Three bits of news:
Jake Gyllenhaal will star in the HBO limited series Lake Success. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/jake-gyllenhaal-star-exec-produce-hbo-limited-series-1201359
Tatiana Maslany has joined the HBO Perry Mason limited series. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/tatiana-maslany-star-opposite-matthew-rhys-hbos-perry-mason-1201618
Elisabeth Moss will star in Blumhouse’s production of The Invisible Man. https://www.indiewire.com/2019/04/the-invisible-man-elisabeth-moss-blumhouse-universal-1202058058/April 14, 2019 at 5:14 pm #1202852903
Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad and Anika Noni Rose will star in Netflix’s first original live action movie musical Jingle Jangle. http://www.playbill.com/article/phylicia-rashad-anika-noni-rose-more-cast-in-netflix-musical-jingle-jangleApril 16, 2019 at 9:44 am #1202855503
More casting has been announced for the upcoming film adaptation of In the Heights. It includes Daphne Rubin-Vega as Daniela, Dascha Polanco as Cuca, and Stephanie Beatriz as Carla.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Daphne-Rubin-Vega-Dascha-Polanco-Stephanie-Beatriz-Join-the-Cast-of-IN-THE-HEIGHTS-20190416April 16, 2019 at 10:16 am #1202855532
Acclaimed theater director Lila Neugebauer is set to make her feature directorial debut with a new film from A24 that’s set to star Jennifer Lawrence.
https://deadline.com/2019/04/jennifer-lawrence-lila-neugebauer-a24-iac-films-next-film-1202596721/April 16, 2019 at 1:19 pm #1202855744
‘Oklahoma!’ Being Adapted For TV; John Lee Hancock & Bekah Brunstetter To Write After Skydance Partners With Rodgers & Hammerstein
https://deadline.com/2019/04/oklahoma-tv-adaptation-1202596602/April 16, 2019 at 4:13 pm #1202855885
Daphne Rubin-Vega’s play Empanada Loca, which was adapted into a podcast The Horror Of Dolores Roach, is now being adapted into a TV series by Blumhouse, using the same name as the podcast. Rubin-Vega will serve as a consulting producer for the series. https://deadline.com/2019/04/the-horror-of-dolores-roach-podcast-television-series-blumhouse-gimlet-1202596790/
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